Entry from US English dictionary
An animal whose fur is valued commercially.
- Fortunately, good sense intervened and I eventually got an education, but my fascination with furbearers, trappers and the trapping lifestyle has never waned.
- Many land companies began to lease sections of the marshes to individuals with exclusive rights to hunt, harvest alligators, and trap abundant muskrats and other furbearers.
- He is talking about people in mid-20th century harvesting a substantial part of their sustenance and livelihood from fish, game and furbearers.
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